Lesbos Nice to know


Time Zone: GMT+2

International Greek dialing code 0030
To make a call with on the Island to another Greek number, dial one of the city area code below and the desired number
22510: area code for Mytilene, its suburbs and Gera
22520: area code for the Agiasos, Plomari, Polichnitos etc.
22530: area code for Molyvos, Petra, Eresos, Mesotopos, Antissa, Sigri, Mantamados, Sykamnia, Kalloni.

Currency: Euro

Official languages Greek

Religion Greek Orthodox

Climate: Mild climate, the summers in Greece is warm and occasionally very hot in August but usually quite windy. In wintertime weather is quite mild with lowest temperatures around 5-13 degrees. Some night it might freeze but never longer then 1 or 2 nights.

Electricity 220 W

Banks There are several banks with ATM facilities.Opening hours: 8:00-14:00, weekdays only
 

Cooking

Greek cooking is famous all around the world for the blend of East and West flavors.
Come in Greece and taste its "cuisine"!
Appetizers Cheese Pastries = Tiropitakia, Stuffed Grapevine Leaves with rice= Dolmathakia Me Rizi
Salads Cucumber Dip = Tzajiki, Choriatiki = Greek Summer Salad
Sea Food Baked Shrimp with Feta Cheese = Gharithes Me Feta
There is a large variety of daily caught local fish
Meat Dishes Baked Lamb with Tomatoes = Arni a La Hasapa, Grilled Lamb Skewers = Souvlakia
Vegetables Artichokes with Olive Oil = Aginares A La Polita, Baked Summer Vegetables = Briami
Desserts and Sweets Almond Pears = Amygthalota Baklava, Baked Halva = Halvas Tou Fournou, Greek Butter Cookie = Kourabiethes.

Car hire All European citizens can use there own drivers license, non European need to arrange international drivers license
Scooter hire: You need a drivers license (car/motor) for that. All European citizens can use there own drivers license, non European need to arrange international drivers license